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Learn to throw on the potter's wheel

Learn to throw on the potter's wheel

Duration:2 hours total
Includes:Drinks
Languages:Offered in English
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About your host

I have been a professional artist and ceramicist for over 30 years. I have taught pottery to thousands of people during that time. Whether it's throwing pots at the wheel or handbuilding pots and clay sculpture, I have the experience, patience and expertise to help you understand and put into practice all of the techniques required. I teach beginners, intermediates and advanced potters with…
Richard
Richard
Richard
Richard

What we’ll do

We make the most of the time you have available. You will get to experience the excitement of learning how to throw on the potter's wheel. There are a number of techniques that you will learn that will help you become competent on the wheel as soon as you can. Don't worry if you have never tried the potter's wheel before or if you feel you do not have an artistic aptitude as throwing and…

What else you should know

Whether you are seeking an exciting and exhilarating one-off new experience or you are considering taking up pottery or perhaps you want to take your pottery skills to the next level, Richard can accommodate your needs and he will make sure that your experience is a happy, fun and memorable one!

What I’ll provide

Coffee, Tea and Water
We will welcome you with refreshments (including ground coffee!) and then get you on the wheel asap!

What to bring

Being a potter is messy and splashy so bring an apron or overall, or wear old clothes!

Where you'll be

You will learn pottery at my working potter's studio located in King's Cliffe, Northamptonshire which is a beautiful village near Stamford, Lincolnshire. Plenty of coffee, squash and water are provided as welcome refreshments. Dress appropriately, knowing that you are likely to get a little or a lot muddy!

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 18 and up can attend. Richard's pottery lessons accommodate all levels, from beginners to advanced.

What to bring

Being a potter is messy and splashy so bring an apron or overall, or wear old clothes!

More tips

Whether you are seeking an exciting and exhilarating one-off new experience or you are considering taking up pottery or perhaps you want to take your pottery skills to the next level, Richard can accommodate your needs and he will make sure that your experience is a happy, fun and memorable one!

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Richard
Learn to throw on the potter's wheel
New experience
£63/person
New experience
£63/person